When an employee retires, it’s a momentous occasion that deserves to be appropriately recognized. After years of service, they have given their heart and soul to the company, and part of its success may even be due to them. You want them to walk away with a sense of pride, accomplishment, and respect that will follow them into their retirement years.
A Book that Takes its Time: An Unhurried Adventure in Creative Mindfulness: It might be especially difficult for the newly retired individual to slow down their hurried pace and stop smelling the roses. This book is a compilation of inspiring quotes, mini journals, articles, recipes, and more to help retirees find beauty at a slower pace and learn more about themselves as individuals.
Deluxe Acrylic Painting Set: Too often, folks push their creative selves to the side when they’re working full-time year after year. Retirement is the time to discover that creativity and let it blossom! Help your retiree express themselves with an acrylic painting set – complete with canvases, brushes, and paints so that they can follow their imagination and inspiration full time.
Egift Cards: Super easy to purchase and send online via text or email, egift cards gives the retiree power over their purchase. These cards can be used at well-known stores such as Kohl’s, Apple, Walmart, Home Depot, etc. Customize your card with a photo or sentimental message. They will be as stoked as a kid in a candy store.
Make Your Memory Gift Box: This gift is one they’ll never forget. All it takes is setting up an account and inviting friends and coworkers to submit their memories. They may submit text and photos. When the time comes, the professional designers choose the right layout, font, etc., which you (the purchaser) review before sending it to the retiree. This is a great way to capture silly and profound moments of their work lives.
Cuisinart Pro Stainless Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set: Now that they’ve got all this time on their hands, it’s time they got cooking! Why not help them start with the best cookware? Not just practical but also lavish. Cooking is a superb way to be creative and experiment with new food choices they never considered before.
Personalized Handcrafted Bottle Opener: No more searching through the junk drawer! Made of maple and walnut, this great gift is laser engraved with the retirement year and name and can be hung on a porch, in a kitchen or just about anywhere the retiree wants to relax!
Plant a Tree: You and the retiree can help become part of a positive future and make a difference in the world. Deforestation and wildfires are out of control, felling millions of trees. Trees are home to wildlife and oxygenate the air we breathe. By planting a tree in the retiree’s honour, they’ll feel the warmth of being able to make a difference.
Handsome Leather Journal: Now that they have some leisure time on their hands, it might take a little getting used to slowing down. Please encourage them to record their day to day moods, emotions, feelings and goals in a handsome leather journal. It can be used for just about anything they want! Think recipes, sketches, research, and of course, shower thoughts!
3D Model Puzzle: Your retired friend doesn’t have to be an architect to be able to put one of these 3D model puzzles together! Choose from the Eiffel Tower, Airships, Model T cars, houses, music boxes, and more. Help them discover the world of miniatures and possibly a brand new hobby.
Olympus Camera: Being creative is likely something the retiree hasn’t thought much about. Now is the time to hand them the tools to express and explore their full imagination! Giving the gift of an Olympus camera for travel or just for every day will encourage them to see life from a new and different perspective.
Wine Subscription: Give the gift that keeps on giving! Now that they have more time on their hands, they’ll appreciate being able to savour wine from different regions. You can choose the length of the subscription, and they’ll love indulging in this luxurious and fun pastime.
Dream Destinations Poster: If your retiree has the travel bug, this is the gift for them – a poster to hang on the wall with 50 of the best and most popular United States travel destinations. Once the area has been visited, scratch off the appropriate box. They’ll savour the memories, as well as the anticipation of their next dream destination.
Spoil your favourite retiree with a gift that will encourage their sense of adventure, stoke their imagination and help them feel cherished and loved!